Triple Creek Wins Gold 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award

Triple Creek, the leader in enterprise mentoring and structured social learning software, today announced their Open Mentoring 5 enterprise mentoring software won a gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award in the area of Best Advance in Social Learning Technology.

“All of us at Triple Creek are thrilled to have won this award and are quite honored to have been recognized as a gold winner by the industry experts at Brandon Hall Group,” said Randy Emelo, President and CEO of Triple Creek.  Designed to foster people-to-people collaborative learning for dispersed organizations, Open Mentoring helps companies to quickly close employee skill gaps, build deep enterprise-wide expertise, and increase overall employee speed to competence.

Available as a SaaS offering, Open Mentoring features an intelligent matching algorithm to create quality connections among learners and advisors, a flexible engagement platform that enables multiple types of learning connections (situational, topical or career development), a proprietary reporting dashboard for measuring workforce competency gaps and analyzing gains made, and a reputation system designed to recognize people’s learning and advising achievements.

“Open Mentoring provides organizations with cutting-edge technology to help them build modern mentoring networks and expand knowledge sharing across the entire enterprise,” said Emelo.  “This award from Brandon Hall Group reinforces that we are leading the way in terms of social learning and enterprise mentoring.”

Said Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group, “2011 provided us with a unique viewpoint of how organizations are driving business results and performance improvement through technology.  This was the year in which technology providers and their clients have been able to transform the power of mobile, social, talent, learning, sales and marketing technologies, with proven, validated results.  Most impressive to our judges was an underlying theme around collaborative relationships, a deep understanding of client needs and how technology can be leveraged to create opportunities and operating efficiencies for organizations of all sizes.  I am proud to announce these first-rate solution providers as award winners in the most competitive year yet.”

A panel of veteran, independent senior judges evaluated the entries along with Brandon Hall Group’s industry expert analysts and leadership.  A full list of winners can be seen at

About Triple Creek
Triple Creek’s web-based Open Mentoring technology gives large organizations the ability to foster, improve and grow people-to-people collaborative learning across divisions, geographies, experience and knowledge sets.  Backed by an experienced team of mentoring and development practitioners, Triple Creek helps its clients grow authentic, effective, enterprise-wide mentoring initiatives. Founded in 1994 and based in Denver, Colorado, Triple Creek counts organizations such as McDonald’s, Agilent Technologies, Credit Suisse, PepsiCo, AT&T, CDW, Sodexo, Dell, and the U.S. Navy as customers.  For more information visit

About Brandon Hall Group
Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations.  Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management.  For more information, visit

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Communications Principal, Triple Creek